Basketball Manitoba is pleased to announce the High Performance University Combo Camp over Spring Break, March 28-31.
The camp is an opportunity for basketball players to be taught by the
coaching staffs of Winnipeg’s university programs. The staff from the University of Manitoba Bison Men’s program and the University of
Winnipeg Wesmen men’s program will lead the boys camp.  Kirby Schepp will lead
his staff to coach half of the camp and Mike Raimbault will lead his staff for the other half. UPDATE: On the girls front, a change to the girl's camp instructors has been made due to unforeseen circumstances.  The girls camp will now be led by Suki Chhoeun (Head Coach, University of Winnipeg College Women, MCAC Champions 2011), Heather Hildebrandt (Head Coach, Red River College Rebels, MCAC Silver Medalists 2011), Amy Ogidan (University of Winnipeg Wesmen & former Canadian National Team member), Stephanie Kleysen (University of Winnipeg Wesmen, CIS All-Rookie Team & CanWest Rookie of the Year) and Dan Becker (Basketball Manitoba High Performance Coach, former NCAA, National Team, and Professional Player).  The boys camps will be open to players in the 12-17 age range and the girls for ages 10-12.  The camp will provide an excellent opportunity for players to get a top university level coaching experience!  For full details and to register...

Welcome to the Basketball Manitoba High Performance University Combo Camp!  The
Basketball Manitoba High Performance Camps are for experienced male players
from ages 12 to 17 years old and up and coming 10-12 year old female players. The camp has an emphasis on improving the
athlete’s fundamental skills and understanding of the game. The camp
provides a 7 to 1 player to coach ratio and is taught by the coaching staffs of the University of Manitoba and University of Winnipeg.   The camp will also feature special guest appearances by some of the players from these programs. 

  1. Camp Highlights

  2. Schedule & Registration

  3. Head Coach Bios

  4. Camp Locations

  5. Contact

Camp Highlights     (top)

  • Registration is $125.00 and includes 12 hours of court time, a Basketball Manitoba T-shirt, insurance and taxes

  • Sessions are limited to 28 participants so register now!

  • The male sessions will be held at St. John’s Ravenscourt, 400 South
    Drive and the female at Balmoral Hall School, 630 Westminster Ave.

  • Parking at both schools is located at the main gym entrance on the north east
    side of the campus and on surrounding streets. Access to the gym is
    gained via the
    school's gym entrance on the north east side of the campus.

  • Players are to attend ALL days of the camp (12 hours of court time in all)

  • Players are asked to show up 20 minutes prior to the first session to register.

  • Players are
    asked to come dressed ready to participate including non-marking
    runners, shorts (no pockets) and a t-shirt. It is also suggested players
    bring a water bottle and a towel.

  • Every camp participant will receive a T-shirt.

  • All registered participants are covered under Basketball Manitoba’s Insurance Program

Schedule & Registration     (top)

All sessions will be held at Balmoral Hall School, 630 Westminster Avenue in Winnipeg, Manitoba (full map below LINK). There are three age categories offered for both girls and boys.

Session #


Age* Gender Time 




 1  March 28-31  12-14  Boys 9:00am-12:00pm St. John's Ravenscourt  $125.00  REGISTER NOW!
 2  March 28-31  15-17  Boys 1:00pm-4:00pm St. John's Ravenscourt  $125.00  REGISTER NOW!

 3  March 28-31  10-12  Girls 9:00am-12:00pm Balmoral Hall  $125.00  REGISTER NOW!

  • * Ages as of date of the camp

  • ** Fee includes GST 

Payment Options (links will be provided during the registration process)

  • Online: Visa, MasterCard, PayPal

  • Basketball Manitoba Office: Interac, Visa, MasterCard, Cash, Cheque or Money Order

  • By Mail: Cheque or Money Order (payable to 'Basketball Manitoba')

Basketball Manitoba, 145 Pacific Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 2Z6


Head Coach Bios     (top)


Raimbault - University of Winnipeg Men’s Basketball Head

Raimbault joins the University of Winnipeg Wesmen entering his first year
with the program. Mike is no stranger to basketball in Manitoba. He acted
as interim head coach with
in 2007-08
up from
role under Barnaby Craddock. Mike was also the head coach of Basketball
Manitoba's Westman Regional Training Centre and named the Manitoba Basketball
Association's 'Open Category' Coach of the Year that season. For the past
2 seasons, he has been out west at the University of Northern British Columbia
at the Canadian College level. He was named the 2009-10 CCAA Coach
of the Year after leading UNBC to the national title last year.

Mike graduated from Brandon University with degrees in Physical
Education and Education. As a former Bobcat player, Mike was part of two
teams that made
it to the National Championship Game (2000 & 2001).

He currently holds
his NCCP level 3 certification.

Schepp – University of Manitoba Men’s Basketball
Head Coach 

Kirby Schepp enters his
second season at the University of Manitoba after being
at Sturgeon/Silver
Heights Collegiate in Winnipeg as a head
coach and Physical Education teacher since 1994. Over his 14 seasons in the
high school system, he amassed a record of 333-143 while establishing the
Sturgeon/Silver Heights as one of the top basketball programs in Manitoba
while leading them
to five
Provincial Final Fours, five league championships and a 100% graduation rate
of athletes. Schepp was also named both the ‘AAAA’ Boys Coach of
the Year and the Coaching Manitoba Excellence in Coaching Award (School System)
in 2007.

Along with his role at
Sturgeon/Silver Heights, Schepp head coaching history includes being part
of Team Manitoba
for seven seasons while holding a 67-19
record among teams playing in exhibition tournaments, National Championships
and Canada Games. From 2005-2010, he was Manitoba's Manitoba's Canada Games
Male Coach and the Head Coach of Canada Basketball’s
Centre for Performance Prairie Region Boy's Program (involved since 2001)
Basketball Manitoba's most active National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP)
Course Conductor (Levels 1-3).

Schepp is also very involved
in the redevelopment of the NCCP model at the national level and is one of
Manitoba's few Master Learning Facilitators. He
held the position as Manitoba's High Performance Provincial Coach since
2007-2010. His past experience with basketball coaching has also been as President
of the Manitoba Basketball Coaching Association (MBCA), the University of Winnipeg
assistant coach from 1996-2001 and playing at the University of Winnipeg from

In mid-April of 2009, Schepp
was also selected to inaugural Cadet National Basketball Team Under-17 Coaching
Staff where he helped guide Canada in the summer of 2010 to its only 3rd
international medal by capturing the bronze medal at the World Cadet Championships
in Germany.

In addition to his coaching
prowess, Schepp has a Masters in Education (Coaching) from the University
of Victoria,
Bachelor of Education from the University
of Winnipeg and National Coaching Certification Program Level 3 plus was selected
as Canada’s representative and head basketball coach at Generations for
Peace, International Sport Development programs held in Amman, Jordan in late
November 2008.


Suki Chhoeun

Sokrorn ChhoeunA graduate of Miles Macdonell Collegiate in 2003, coach Chhoeun has
been an active competitive basketball coach since 2004. She's been
involved with the Jr. Wesmen
Club Basketball program, TMO Basketball School respectively since 2004,
and most recently involved with
Basketball Manitoba's Provincial 15U Girls team since 2007. In April
2009, Suki was awarded "Coach of the Year" honours (open category) by
the Manitoba Basketball Coaches Association (MBCA).

Suki is currently the Head coach for the University of Winnipeg Wesmen College Women's team (2011 MCAC Champions). She has also helped at
Vincent Massey Collegiate as the Varsity Girls basketball assistant
coach since 2008, and now in her 4th year as an assistant coach at the

University of Winnipeg with the Wesmen Women's Basketball Team.

In August 2009, the Manitoba U15 Girls played for a bronze medal at

the National Championships but fell short to Team Alberta for a 4th

place finish.

Suki states, "If it is one thing I teach my athletes is the ability to

believe in themselves and their teammates. To be able to trust one

another, and reach the common goal of improving daily to become

champions. Understanding work ethic and valuing the word investment;

a true motivator to the athletes I coach. I also believe that

teaching our athletes to be resilient, character driven people is far

more valuable than winning alone and truly believing in the philosophy

that of Einstein where a pursuit in personal value and growth is

greater than becoming a person of success."

Suki is certified as a Level 3 coach through the NCCP. She currently

holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiolgy. In September 2011, she

will enlist in the (NCI- National Coaching Institution) a 2 -year

program in Winnipeg, Manitoba with an emphasis of attaining her

Masters in Coaching.

Heather Hildebrandt

Heather Booy

Heather grew up in Winkler, Manitoba where she attended high school at
Garden Valley Collegiate, graduating in 2003. She continued her
education at Providence College, graduating in 2006 with a Bachelor of
Arts in Recreation Leadership. In September 2007 she began her work at
Basketball Manitoba.

In 2010 Heather was named Head Coach of the Red River College Rebels
Women's Basketball Team after serving 2 years as the Assistant Coach to
Cheryl Jean-Paul. Heather led the team to a silver medal in the 2011 MCAC Championships.

Heather competed at the college level for four years where she was named
Most Valuable Player 3 years and Athlete of the Year 2 years. In
her third year she was named 2nd Team All-American and in her 4th year,
1st Team All-American at the NCCAA Nationals in Oklahoma.

 Heather is certified at the NCCP Introduction to Competition coaching level.

Amy Ogidan

Amy Ogidan

Amy Ogidan
attended Oak Park High school from 2004-2007 earning back to back
All-Manitoba team honors in 2006 and 2007. At 5’11”, Amy is a gifted
athlete and versatile and talented player.

Amy played 4 years for the Manitoba Provincial Team, including the
Canada Games in 2005. She was selected in 2004 at the age of 14 to the
invite only Nike Camp which hosted 50 of the top female basketball
players from across Canada. She was one of the youngest players ever to
be invited. In 2007 Amy started CIS play with the University of Winnipeg
Wesmen. In her rookie year she was selected to the CIS
Rookie-All-Canadian Team. In her young career thus far she has been
recognized as an Academic All-Canadian and player of the month and week
several times.

Ogidan also participated at the National team level in 2008. As a
member of the student national team, she traveled to Beijing prior to
the 2008 Olympics to play a series of exhibition games against the
Chinese National Team.

Aside from basketball Ogidan has displayed heavy coaching involvement in summer camps, boys and girls club teams, WMBA, club teams, skill development programs and support for provincial teams.

Stephanie Kleysen
5’9” guard out of Vincent Massey Collegiate (Winnipeg) was recently
named a member of the 2011 CIS All-Rookie Team and Canada West Conference Female Basketball Player Rookie of the
Year. She played a huge role in helping the  Wesmen
to a 20-4 regular season record and a second place finish in the Canada
West Women’s Basketball Conference regular season standings.

 Kleysen was the
conference leader in rebounds (9.5 rebounds per game) 228 in total. She
also tied for the conference lead registering six double-doubles. She
finished third in team scoring averaging 8.9 points per game during the
regular season. Stephanie grabbed a season high 17 rebounds twice during
the regular season (vs Manitoba, December 2, 2010) and against the
Regina Cougars on January 22, 2011.Stephanie was named the University of
Winnipeg Female Player of the Week on three occasions during the
2010-2011 season and was honored as the University of Winnipeg’s Female
Athlete of the Month for December 2010.

Dan Becker

Dan BeckerDan
has been an active player and coach for over 25 years at all levels of
the game. His playing history began as a standout player at Fort
Richmond Collegiate which took him on to play NCAA Division 1 basketball at the University of Colorado.


His 12 year
professional career took him all over the world playing in Portugal,
Germany, Luxembourg, Israel, Spain, Finland, Mexico and Australia. Dan
also suited up for North American leagues with the Continental
Basketball Association (CBA) in Omaha, the Global Basketball Association
(GBA) in Greensborough, N.C., the USBL (Long Island), played in the
L.A. Summer Pro League and attended Training Camp with the Indiana
Pacers of the NBA.


Dan's playing
career also saw him represent Team Canada in the 1989 World Student
Games, two Jones Cups (’84 and ’94), and various national training


After his
playing career Dan served as an assistant at the C.I.S. men's level from
2000 to 2004 and took the interim head coaching duties in 2004-05 with
the University of Manitoba Men's Program.


Dan coached a number of Basketball Manitoba's Provincial Teams at the 15U and
Juvenile (17U) levels. In 2004 Dan led the Men’s Juvenile team to a
bronze medal finish at the National Championships.


In 2005 Dan
joined Randy Kusano and the Oak Park Raiders Varsity Boy's Program,
coaching in 5 consecutive Final Fours and winning 2 Provincial
Championships. Dan completed his NCCP
Level 4 education at the National Coaching Institute in Winnipeg and is
currently the High Performance Coach for Basketball Manitoba.

Camp Locations      (top)

BOYS = St. John's Ravenscourt School, 400 South Drive, Winnipeg, MB

GIRLS =  Balmoral Hall School, 630 Westminster Avenue, Winnipeg, MB

Contact     (top)

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